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There are 5 ways to get from New Jersey to Lake George by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Saratoga Springs Amtrak Station Adirondack / ...
  2. Take the bus from Saratoga Springs, NY to Lake George, NY

$49 - $241

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Night bus  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the night bus from New York, Ny to Glens Falls, Ny 4040

$34 - $79

3 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany, NY New York
  2. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Lake George, NY

$42 - $125

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Lake George 205.5 miles

$20 - $30

Fly, bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB) EWR - ALB
  2. Take the bus from Albany Airport to Lake George, NY

$196 - $457

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The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Lake George is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Lake George is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey station to Lake George. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Lake George, NY via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and Albany, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and Lake George is 236 miles. The road distance is 205.5 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Lake George without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 54 min and costs $45 - $250.

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It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to get from New Jersey to Lake George, including transfers.

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New Jersey to Lake George bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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New Jersey to Lake George bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Lake George, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to Lake George is 205 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to drive from New Jersey to Lake George.

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  • Distance: 235.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 54 min

What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Lake George, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Newark to Lake George via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and Albany, NY in around 7 h 20 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Saratoga Springs Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Saratoga Springs, NY to Lake George, NY
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
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trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
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trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Lake George, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $65
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trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany Airport to Lake George, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $65
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trailwaysny.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from New York, Ny to Glens Falls, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 121+ hotels available in Lake George. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Newark Airport is to line 62 bus which takes 12 min and costs $1 - $2.

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